A Trip To Remember

Three years ago collecting Snowdogs around Newcastle. We’d missed them ever since, so were delighted to learn that this year something a little heavier was arriving in toon, with a collection of Elmers. We had to go and see!

Light-ning North Visit

It’s becoming something of a tradition to have a quick trip north just before Christmas and this year was no exception as Heather and I managed to squeeze a couple of days in Newcastle into a crowded December.

It doesn’t matter who I’m travelling with, or not. Nor who is here or not. When I look out the train window and see lobba hill over the Team Valley on one side and Bensham on the other, I will always smile. 

Trinity Carbuncle

Interesting news that the Trinity Square development in my home town of Gateshead is listed in Building Design Magazine’s shortlist for the Carbuncle Cup this year (it’s interesting to see that another of the shortlist has a huge Tesco attached too). Hopefully the fact that the judging panel includes Owen Continue reading

Wembley Way

On Sunday I should have been at the WAY Big Picnic, locally held at the new Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Briefly I was, arriving with Heather, Gemma and other WAYers to at least find the picnic spot and set up. I then had to leave before most of the party Continue reading